Sports Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy for Football Injuries

Everyone loves the thrill that comes with football; the touchdowns, the field goals, the brutal tackles. Whether you’re a professional athlete, college competitor, high school champion, or just someone who loves to get together with their buddies for a pick-up game on the weekend, the allure of this national hobby is too exciting to resist. However, this popular pastime often comes with a painful price. Luckily, Raritan PT is here to offer physical therapy for football injuries to help get you back on the field.  Physical [...]

By |2019-09-24T00:18:42+00:00September 24th, 2019|Sports Physical Therapy|

How Physical Therapy for High School Athletes Can Prevent Injuries and Improve Performance

Sports have a variety of health and social benefits, so it’s no surprise that over half of all boys and girls over the age of six are involved in team athletics. Being a part of a team teaches all sorts of life lessons, including problem solving and communication, as well as boosting self-confidence and improving grades in school. Later in life, becoming a professional athlete might very well be a promising career. However, physical exertion is not without its risk of injury. Here’s how physical therapy [...]

By |2019-09-23T23:59:04+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Physical Therapy, Sports Physical Therapy|

The Top 10 Most Common Sports Injuries

Whether you are an athlete that works out more days than not, or you just participate in fun exercise on the weekend, there is always a way that you can get hurt. It can be hard, especially while dealing with injury pain, to figure out what you have injured and how best to treat it. Here are the 10 most common sports injuries, along with possible causes, treatment, and recovery ideas.  Hip Flexor Strain Hip flexors are muscles on the upper front side of your [...]

By |2019-09-23T23:34:36+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Injury, Sports Physical Therapy|

Why Sports Physical Therapy Is Important

Research shows that sports have a laundry list of benefits, from learning to work as a team to boosting self confidence to improving overall health. Professional athletes can even make significant amounts of money from their chosen sport. Yet anytime you push your body to excel, you increase your risk for injury. Physical therapy should be an integral part of your sports program for three key reasons. Performance Boost Physical therapy is designed to identify areas of weakness or poor fitness, and to improve their functionality [...]

By |2018-06-28T13:46:57+00:00June 28th, 2018|Sports Physical Therapy|